I went to war for the United States three times. I have always loved my country. I still do. It is the U.S government that I despise, which has deliberately and decisively separated itself from the American people.
In his 1993 book, “The Wish for Kings,” Lewis Lapham described the U.S government as an oligarchy: “…that 2% of the population who own the media and the banks, manage the government, operate the universities, print the, write the laws and, every four years, hire a President.”